Lever Reverse Calf Raise (plate loaded)

Lever Reverse Calf Raise (plate loaded)

Classification

Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Pull

Instructions

Preparation

Place shoulders under padded lever. Stand erect by extending hips and knees. Position heels on forward edge of platform placed under padded lever. Grasp handles or sides of padded lever.

Execution

Pull forefoot of both feet up toward body as far as possible. Return by extending feet until toes are pointed downward. Repeat.

Comments

Keep knees and hips straight throughout exercise. The exercise can be made more difficult by positioning heels closer to edge of platform as well as adding weight. See Dorsal Flexor Calf Exercise Analyses.


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